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Additional Services

Airport Transfer - 1 - 4 People

£ 45.00 / unit

- Up to 4 people Meet & Greet from Edinburgh Airport to 217 High Street, Edinburgh. ONE WAY ONLY.

PLEASE NOTE - Payment is taken at the time of booking and is nonrefundable *

Airport Transfer - 1 - 4 People Return

£ 85.00 / unit

* Up to 4 people Meet & Greet, Airport Transfer, Both Ways, Return.

PLEASE NOTE - Payment is taken at the time of booking and is nonrefundable *

Airport Transfer 5 - 8 People Return

£ 105.00 / unit

* 5 - 8 people Meet & Greet, Airport Transfer, Both Ways, Return.

PLEASE NOTE - Payment is taken at the time of booking and is nonrefundable *

Food Welcome Pack

£ 17.50 / unit

Consists of: bread, milk, butter, shortbread, tea, coffee, hot chocolate, cornflakes, jam and marmalade.

Price is based on two people only.

PLEASE NOTE - Payment is taken at the time of booking and is nonrefundable *

Loch Ness,Glencoe & The Highlands

£ 52.00 / unit

Loch Ness, Glencoe & The Highlands

One of our most popular one day tours from Edinburgh is our tour to Loch Ness and Glencoe, a full day taking in some of the most dramatic scenery of the Scottish Highlands. Visit Glencoe and enjoy options for a Loch Ness cruise and visit to Urquhart Castle.

Departing from Edinburgh your luxury coach travels northwest, passing the imposing Stirling Castle, before making our first stop atKilmahog. Here we stop for some light refreshments and the chance to see some Highland cattle up close.  We travel on through Rob Roy Country of Clans MacGregor and Campbell then over the dramatic landscape of Rannoch Moor and the Black Mount to Glencoe, one of Scotland’s most famous glens, site of the 1692 massacre of the Clan MacDonald.  Here we pause for a photo stop, and to soak up the atmosphere in this haunting glen.

  • From the scenery en route, to the stops, the Loch Ness Cruise; everything was well explained & in detail, and it was made fun!

    - Andrew, Scotland, travelled September 2013

Continuing via Loch Linnhe, we stop in the Fort William area for lunch then continue into the natural beauty of the Great Glen as we pass beneath Britain’s highest mountain, Ben Nevis. Travelling on, we admire the Caledonian Canal and the pretty village of Fort Augustus, enjoying spectacular views of Loch Ness, as we drive along the shoreline to Urquhart Castle. 

Loch Ness, 24 miles long and over 700 feet deep, is most famous for its sightings of the Loch Ness monster, affectionately known as “Nessie”. Spend approximately 2 hours at Loch Ness, where you can choose to take a wonderful 5 star Jacobite loch cruise and explore the ruins ofUrquhart Castle, and learn of its history inside the modern visitor centre.

Passing through Inverness, Capital of the Highlands, we start our return for home, crossing the Grampian Mountains and the woodland scenery of Perthshire, including the Forest of Atholl, with an evening refreshment stop at the Victorian resort town of Pitlochry, en route back to Edinburgh.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:

Kilmahog, Rob Roy Country, Rannoch Moor, Glencoe, Fort William, Ben Nevis, The Great Glen, Fort Augustus, Loch Ness, Urquhart Castle, Inverness, Pitlochry.

OPTIONAL EXTRAS:

Urquhart Castle Tour & 5 Star Jacobite Loch Ness Cruise.

PLEASE NOTE - Payment is taken at the time of booking and is nonrefundable *

Rosslyn Chapel,Borders,Glenkinchie Distillery

£ 42.00 / unit

Rosslyn Chapel, Scottish Borders & Glenkinchie Distillery

Our one day tour from Edinburgh takes you on a visit to the intriguing Rosslyn Chapel, lets you experience the pretty Border town of Melrose and explore its Abbey, and then leads you from the spiritual to the spiritful with 'a tour and a taste' at a small and rare malt whisky distillery.

From our starting point by Edinburgh Castle, we head out of the city to the village of Roslin, making our first stop at Rosslyn Chapel. Described as the "Library in Stone", the inside walls of Rosslyn Chapel are covered in thousands of ancient carvings, each with a story of its own. You can also learn of the myths and legends surrounding the chapel, including tales of the Knights Templar. Rosslyn Chapel's worldwide fame increased thanks to "The Da Vinci Code", Dan Brown's blockbusting novel.

  • A great day tour to Rosslyn Chapel, Melrose Abbey - Both attractions were amazing!

    - Helen P, USA, travelled June 2013

Da Vinci Code tour from Edinburgh
Melrose Abbey
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Leaving Rosslyn we continue into the heart of theScottish Borders, an area rich in hills, valleys, rivers and moorland, as well as being the traditional home to Scottish rugby. We travel to the historic town of Melrose, birthplace of the game of Rugby Sevens and location of Melrose Abbey, founded in 660, said to be the burial place of the casket containing the heart of Robert the Bruce. Here we stop for lunch and have free time to explore Melrose and its Abbey.

Our our return journey, we'll travel via St. Boswells and pause for a photo stop at Scott's View, where we can enjoy glorious scenic views. Our journey north takes us to Pencaitland, where we visit the charmingGlenkinchie Distillery, one of few Lowland distilleries in Scotland for a whisky tour. Here you can enjoy "a tour and a taste", learn more about "the water of life" and sample some of Glenkinchie's finest malts. Then we'll return to Edinburgh.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Rosslyn Chapel, Melrose & Melrose Abbey, Scott's View, Glenkinchie Distillery

OPTIONAL EXTRAS

Rosslyn Chapel, Melrose Abbey, Glenkinchie Distillery

PLEASE NOTE - Payment is taken at the time of booking and is nonrefundable *

Loch Lomond, The Trossachs & Stirling Castle

£ 43.00 / unit

Loch Lomond, The Trossachs & Stirling Castle

Our one day tour from Edinburgh takes you sightseeing to Loch Lomond, the Trossachs National Park and Stirling Castle, and introduces you to the land and legends of Scottish heroes William Wallace and Rob Roy. Begin with a memorable visit to Stirling Castle, explore the pretty villages of Callander & Luss, and finish off with a spectacular cruise across Loch Lomond.

Departing Edinburgh, we travel north-west for our first stop of the day at magnificent Stirling Castle, one of Scotland's most historically significant castles, sitting high on volcanic rock and offering wonderful views of the surrounding landscape. You will have time to visit the castle and learn of the exploits of key historical figures includingWilliam WallaceRobert the Bruce and Mary Queen of Scots. With lots of interesting things to see and do here, the Stirling Castle experience is a must for any visitor to Scotland.

  • The beautiful stops for photo-ops and local history were a bonus. Our trip included a boat trip on Loch Katrine. Beautiful!!!

    - Lindooch, New York, travelled July 2013

We continue on, past medieval Doune Castle, to the pretty town ofCallander, situated on the banks of River Teith in Stirlingshire, where we stop to enjoy some lunch. From here we enter The Trossachs National Park, also known as "The Highlands in Miniature" for its abundance of lochs, mountains and forests, and famous as the homeland of legendary outlaw, Rob Roy MacGregor.

One day Scotland tour from Edinburgh
Loch Lomond
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We then reach the bonnie banks of Loch Lomond, one of the prettiest and largest lochs in the whole of Scotland. Here you can enjoy an hour long cruise* taking in spectacular views of the loch’s many islands and the surrounding mountains. Alternatively, take a stroll through the picturesque loch-side conservation village of Luss, with its quaint houses, cafes and stunning views across the loch’s western shoreline. We then travel back to Edinburgh.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:

Luss, Loch Lomond, Aberfoyle, Loch Achray, The Trossachs National Park, Stirling Castle.

OPTIONAL EXTRAS:

Stirling Castle. Loch Lomond cruise.

PLEASE NOTE - Payment is taken at the time of booking and is nonrefundable *

West Highland Lochs, Mountains & Castles

£ 48.00 / unit

West Highland Lochs, Mountains & Castles

Our one day tour from Edinburgh lets you enjoy a taste of all things Scottish, as we take you on a wonderful and fascinating journey through a beautiful part of the Highlands. Experience scenic lochs, impressive mountains, historic castles, visit a pretty Highland village and explore the picturesque lochside town of Inveraray.

From Edinburgh we travel west, passing the historic and imposingStirling Castle, high on its volcanic rock, and on to a visit at the magnificent Doune Castle (which featured in the cult movie ‘Monty Python and the Holy Grail’). From there we drive into the Highlands, past the lovely Loch Lubnaig and up through impressive Glen Ogle, stopping nearby for lunch and beautiful views of the surrounding scenery.

  • This was BY FAR the best day tour I have ever taken, in or out of Scotland

    - Courtpr06, Edinburgh, travelled July 2013

  • If you have limited time this is a great way to see the Highlands

    - Tedin, USA, travelled July 2013

One day Highland tour from Edinburgh
The Highlands
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After lunch we drive further into the Highlands, stopping to view one of the most photographed castles in Scotland, Kilchurn Castle, jutting into beautiful Loch Awe and stunningly framed by the surrounding mountains. Then it’s on toInveraray, a quaint small town built in the mid-18th century, on the shore of Loch Fyne. Explore the town and pick up some Highland souvenirs, or pay an optional visit to Inveraray Castle(April to October only), the historic home of the Duke of Argyll, chief of the Clan Campbell, which is set in large beautiful gardens overlooking Loch Fyne.

We now start our homeward journey, driving over the Arrochar Alps, an attractive range of mountains, with a brief pause near the top of theRest and Be Thankful Pass. A little later we reach enchanting Loch Lomond, where we stop at the pretty lochside village of Lussbefore returning to Edinburgh.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Stirling Castle, Doune Castle, Kilchurn Castle, Loch Awe, Inveraray & Castle, Rest & Be Thankful, Loch Lomond

OPTIONAL EXTRAS

Doune Castle (closed from 21st Oct-22nd Nov, and 4th - 22nd March - an alternative will be offered), Inveraray Castle (Apr-Oct) Alternatives offered Nov-March

PLEASE NOTE - Payment is taken at the time of booking and is nonrefundable *

Holy Island, Bamburgh & Alnwick Castle

£ 44.00 / unit

Holy Island, Bamburgh & Alnwick Castle

Our one day tour from Edinburgh takes the scenic coastal route south into the Medieval Kingdom of Northumbria in North-East England; once the most important centre of religious learning and arts in the British Isles.  Visit the Holy Island of Lindisfarne and explore the medieval market town of Alnwick and its stunning castle.

Our first stop is Holy Island, connected to the mainland by a causeway which leads into the quaint island village of Lindisfarne, from where there are stunning views of Lindisfarne Castle, (which dates back to 1550).  Spend time wandering through the ruins of its Priory where the magnificent Lindisfarne Gospels were produced, sample some of the world-famous Lindisfarne 'Mead' brewed by Monks on the island, and enjoy the tranquility for which the island is renowned.

  • The day trip to Holy Island and Alnwick was excellent!

    - Jibp, Bangkok, travelled July 2013

We continue south by the pretty coastal village of Bamburgh, “Ancient Capital of Northumbria,” overlooked by its imposing castle, then on to the bustling market town of Alnwick, whose greatest building is the medieval Alnwick Castle*. Enjoy time in the town centre or remain at the castle complex where there is something for everyone. Home of thePercy Family for over 700 years, Alnwick Castle is considered one of the finest castles in England and proudly known as “The Windsor of the North”. Visitors can step into the unexpected in the spectacularAlnwick Garden, with its wonderful Grand Cascade and Poison Gardens.  It's grounds were also used in the Harry Potter films.

In the mid-afternoon we begin the drive north to cross the River Tweedinto the historic border town of Coldstream. If time permits during this journey there will be a stop at Flodden Field, one of the best preserved battlefields in Northern Europe and scene of the infamous battle of 1513 which ended in victory for the English and the death of James IV, King of Scots.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Lindisfarne, Bamburgh  Castle, Alnwick Castle & Gardens*, Flodden Battlefield, Coldstream

OPTIONAL EXTRAS 

Lindisfarne Castle & shuttle bus, Alnwick Castle entry*, Alnwick Garden entry

*Alnwick Castle interior closed in October, an alternative will be offered.  Please note that the tour routing and availability is subject to the tidal timetable at Lindisfarne, which may occasionally result in the tour having to run in reverse

 * PLEASE NOTE - Payment is taken at the time of booking and is nonrefundable *

Lovers in Edinburgh

£ 59.50 / unit

Bottle of StayEdinburghCity Champagne, four fresh bagels, pack of smokehouse salmon, tub of cream cheese, based on two people.

PLEASE NOTE - Payment is taken at the time of booking and is nonrefundable *

Airport Transfer 5 - 8 People

£ 55.00 / unit

* 5 to 8 people Meet & Greet from Edinburgh Airport to 217 High Street, Edinburgh. ONE WAY ONLY.

PLEASE NOTE - Payment is taken at the time of booking and is nonrefundable *

Highland Whisky, Woodland & William Wallace

£ 45.00 / unit

Our one day tour from Edinburgh explores the Wallace Monument, Perthshire’s beautiful scenic glens, Gleneagles Hotel Estate* - home of the 2014 Ryder Cup and Scotland’s oldest distillery, The Famous Grouse Experience at Glenturret (Est. 1775).  Visit the impressive interactive Taste Experience Bar and enjoy a dram of the Black Grouse Alpha edition, exclusively for Timberbush customers taking the distillery tour.  Take a woodland walk at The Hermitage and enjoy a brief visit to the picturesque town of South Queensferry with the chance to enjoy spectacular views of the Forth Bridges.

Leaving Edinburgh we travel west where our first stop is the Wallace Monument* in Stirling; a towering stone testimonial to the Scottish legend William Wallace. Inside you will find fascinating exhibits leading you through the life of the real Braveheart, and most impressive of all, Wallace’s legendary 5ft 6in(1.7m) tall broadsword.

We then travel north to Gleneagles Hotel Estate* – one of Scotland’s world class golf courses and site of the 2014 Ryder Cup. Enjoy a photo opportunity here and see where the international legends of golf play.

  • The trip was well-thought out as far as the route and stops and gave me a really good introduction to the Highlands.

    - Emily, USA, travelled May 2013

one day Highland whisky tour from Edinburgh
Highland Cow
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We continue our journey through the pretty countryside of Perthshire to our next stop inCrieff, where we visit The Famous Grouse Experience* at Glenturret Distillery. Learn about the traditional whisky-making process, see how you measure up to the world’s largest bottle of whisky and sample some of ‘The Water of Life’ itself at the fantastic Taste Experience bar. Timberbush Tours customers can also enjoy an exclusive tasting of the Black Grouse Alpha Edition; a rich, smoky blend available only at Glenturret Distillery. Enjoy a range of tasty lunch options in the Glenturret Café or take a stroll in the distillery grounds.

After lunch we travel through the picturesque scenery of the “Sma’Glen” until we reach the beautiful Hermitage for a short woodland walk (time permitting). Afterwards, we continue on to the town of Dunkeld, where we break for refreshments and a visit to ancient Dunkeld Cathedral. We then leave Perthshire and journey to the charming town of South Queensferry, where we make a brief stop to admire magnificent views of the Forth Bridges before returning to Edinburgh.  

***Throughout the month of September, there will be limited accessto the Gleneagles Estate due to the 2014 Ryder Cup. This may mean we will not be able to stop. Timberbush Tours apologise for any inconvenience caused.***

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Wallace Monument, Dunfermline Abbey, Gleneagles Estate*, The Famous Grouse Experience, The Sma Glen, Dunkeld Cathedral, The Hermitage, South Queensferry, Forth Bridges.

OPTIONAL EXTRAS

The Famous Grouse Experience Distillery.  

Wallace Monument.

 * PLEASE NOTE - Payment is taken at the time of booking and is nonrefundable *

St Andrews & The Fishing Villages of Fife

£ 45.00 / unit

St Andrews & The Fishing Villages of Fife

Enjoy a charming one day tour from Edinburgh at a relaxed pace, with plenty of free time to explore Scotland’s home of golf, the ancient town of St. Andrews and the fishing villages of the “Kingdom of Fife”.

We leave Edinburgh, crossing the iconic Forth Bridge, into the ancient“Kingdom of Fife”.  We enjoy a photo stop at Aberdour before continuing into the East Neuk of Fife.

We stop in the town of Anstruther, home of the Scottish Fisheries Museum, then we travel through the villages of PittenweemCrail andSt. Monans, once thriving fishing centres which were made prosperous by trade within the continent.

  • I would highly recommend Timberbush to anyone who wants to experience the most within one day

    - Malancholia, Qatar, travelled September 2013

one day Scotland tour from Edinburgh
St Andrews
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We arrive in the beautiful medieval town of St. Andrews in time for lunch. Here you can enjoy a walk around the town, where Prince William met Kate, home to the oldest university in Scotland, famous Cathedral and golf course. Enjoy approximately three hours of free time to explore its medieval buildings and wonderful cobbled streets in the centre, and have lunch and refreshments.

Heading homewards we travel across the Lomond hills, descending toLoch Leven (scene of Mary Queen of Scot's imprisonment and escape) and on to the picturesque village of South Queensferry where we enjoy our final stop before returning to Edinburgh.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Aberdour, Anstruther, Pittenweem, Crail, St. Monans, St. Andrews, Loch Leven, South Queensferry, Forth Road & Rail Bridges.

Your one day tour from Edinburgh enjoys up to 3 hours free time in St. Andrews.

Please note the Golf Museum in St Andrews is undergoing major development and will be closed until June 2015.

PLEASE NOTE - Payment is taken at the time of booking and is nonrefundable *

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